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Object Number: L-64-228
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Faliscan
Provenience: Italy
Lucania
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Woman
Man
Satyr
Maenad
Dionysos
Drinking Horn
Phiale
Height: 40.1cm
Width: 33.2cm
Outside Diameter:27.4cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number02-880 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

A) Dionysos and seated maenad (or Ariadne?) Dionysos, at right, advances toward seated female at left. He is nude save for boots, calf-length, and for a garment draped over his left forearm, behind his back and down between his legs. A fillet binds his hair. A thyrsus leans diagonally against his right shoulder. A goose on the ground in front of him. The seated woman has no visible support. She is nude to the waist. Her lower body and legs are covered with a richly embroidered garment. Her body is directed to the left but her head looks back toward Dionysos. She holds a tympanum (?) in her right hand. Over her left arm is a thyrsus with a grape cluster. B) Satyr and maenad. Satyr at left advances towrd standing maenad at right. Satyr holds drinking horn is left hand. Maenad holds out phiale toward him.


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